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Euskirchen Study

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Mayntz, Renate (UNESCO-Institut für Sozialwissenschaft, Köln)
Publication Date
  • DIVO, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Community, Living Environment
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Community, urban and rural life
  • Abstract

    Social structure of an industrialized small town. Topics: Social ties within and outside of the municipality; geographic, social and occupational mobility; relationship with neighbors and neighborhood help; actual and desired club membership; club functions; perceived tensions in the population; perceived influence on municipal politics; formation of political will; generation mobility; family size; contacts with foreigners living in the city; national pride; attitude to other nations; occupational satisfaction; housing situation; self-assessment of social class; language proficiency.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1955-06 / 1955-07
Geographic Coverage
  • Euskirchen (DE-NW-EUS)
    municipality Euskirchen
Sampled Universe
Age: 21 and older.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Simple random selection
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 864
    Number of Variables: 370
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0161 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Mayntz, Renate: Soziale Schichtung und sozialer Wandel in einer Industriegemeinde: Eine soziologische Untersuchung der Stadt Euskirchen. Stuttgart: Enke 1958 (Schriftenreihe des UNESCO-Institutes für Sozialwissenschaften, Köln, Bd. 6)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 92 | Registration Date: 2010-07-21

Mayntz, Renate (1955): Euskirchen-Studie. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.